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June 2024 | Calendars

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Oh, the sweet, sweet days of summer! What is your favorite summertime activity? Typically, summers find us visiting family, frequenting the library, going on long walks, and entertaining our nephew (in sneakily educational ways), all while planning for the next school year. Day trips and camping in the mountains are a welcome escape when we want to beat the heat. If you're looking for some sneakily educational ideas to use with your learners this summer, we'd love to help. Our June 2024 offerings include: June 2024 Ideas for  Every  Day Calendar  (family friendly, educational)  June 2024 Growth for Today Calendar  (personal growth, Isaiah study) Blank 2024 Calendars   Bible verses  Inspirational Quotes June 2024 Ideas for EVERY Day View the  current month's calendar   at the Learning Lab Tab. Or download your  June 2024 calendar  through  OneDrive . View  archived calendars  on our JOY for Today page. Add " Would you rather... " questions into your daily holid

Isaiah: Chapter 32 | The Wolfe Notes

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Welcome, Family! We're spending 2024 with the prophet Isaiah. While we claim no expertise, we're excited to sit with you as we both learn at the feet of Jesus. Each month, we offer a calendar that outlines daily exercises (adapted from Jenn Wilkin's  Women of the Word  Bible study process) to progress through Isaiah. Download  June's calendar  to begin with us and witness what we uncovered in our weekly " Wolfe Note " postings. Contents: Different Versions  Noting and clarifying differences between  KJV  &  NLT . Annotation  My thoughts, connections, clarifications, and questions. Research  On sending out the ox and ass. Summary  An approximately twenty word overview of the chapter. Memorize  Why I chose to memorize Isaiah 32:17. Cross References  Of Isaiah 32:17. Respond  Based on reflections on God's character and my own. Different Versions I read Chapter 32 in the King James Version ( KJV ) and the New Living Translation. ( NLT ). King James is a wo

July 2024 | Calendars

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Freedom! That's July in one word. We celebrate our independence this month, and we do it in many ways: cookouts, camping, music, and fireworks. It's a month that reminds us to celebrate what brings us together instead of fixating on what tears us apart. So while we celebrate our freedoms to govern how we want to govern, say what we want to say, and believe what we want to believe, remember that just because we can, doesn't mean we should: I have the freedom to do anything, but not everything is helpful. I Corinthians 3:12  CEB I must check my thoughts, words, decisions, and habits for helpfulness. Am I helping or hurting myself? Am I adding value to others?  This July, I'm homing in on celebrating freedom by saying what I want to say. I want to communicate in helpful, encouraging, and true ways. My action plan is to listen more and speak less so that when I open my mouth, intentional words of worth come out. Pray for me, would you? I know I'll need it. How are you c

Parental Currents | Guest Post

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The following post from Well Parents offers tips for managing parental anxiety. Well Parents provides resources to support you in parenting by encouraging you to focus on your physical and emotional well-being. Links to more Well Parents articles are listed at the end of this post. Guest article provided by:  wellparents.com Parental Currents: Detecting the Undercurrents of Your Anxiety In the journey of parenting, one often navigates through a complex maze of emotions and responsibilities. Amidst this intricate dance, a vital aspect frequently remains unaddressed: the impact of a parent's anxiety on their children. This Wolfe Stew article delves into understanding this influence and offers practical strategies to mitigate it, ensuring a healthy emotional environment for both parent and child. Subtle Indicators: Deciphering Anxiety in the Young Children, with their unfiltered expressiveness, often mirror the emotional climate of their homes. Noticeable shifts in their behavior,

Isaiah: Chapter 31 | The Wolfe Notes

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Welcome, Family! We're spending 2024 with the prophet Isaiah. While we claim no expertise, we're excited to sit with you as we both learn at the feet of Jesus. Each month, we offer a calendar that outlines daily exercises (adapted from Jenn Wilkin's  Women of the Word  Bible study process) to progress through Isaiah. Download  June's calendar  to begin with us and witness what we uncovered in our weekly " Wolfe Note " postings. Contents: Different Versions  Noting and clarifying differences between  KJV  &  NLV . Annotation  My thoughts, connections, clarifications, and questions. Research  Fire in Zion. Furnace in Jerusalem Summary  An approximately twenty word overview of the chapter. Memorize  Why I chose to memorize Isaiah 31:4. Cross References  Of Isaiah 31:4. Respond  Based on reflections on God's character and my own. Different Versions I read Chapter 31 in the King James Version ( KJV ) and the New Life Version ( NLV .). King James is a word-f

First Day of Summer | JOY for Today

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Summer is the season of JOY! Warm temperatures, smiling faces, longer days, and fewer obligations invite adventure and rest. Embrace each moment. Cherish the memories. First Day of Summer | When the Sun is at its Northernmost Point JOY for Today Offerings: Did You Know...  Five facts about summer. Wolfe Stew Connects  To storing provisions. Bible Verses and Quotes  Inspired by summer. Activity Suggestions : Goal setting, summer party, discussion questions, memory tracking, and countdown. UPCOMING HOLIDAYS:   Forgiveness Day (June 26th Annually) National Financial Freedom Day (July 1st Annually) Independence Day (July 4th Annually) Did You Know: The dog days of summer reference an annual pattern of summer misery? The ancient Greeks and Romans noticed increased temperatures, drought, misery, and illness in the days ranging from July 3 to August 11. Because Sirius, a star in the Canis Major (the "Greater Dog") constellation, rises along with the sun at this time of year, the

Isaiah: Chapter 30 | The Wolfe Notes

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Welcome, Family! We're spending 2024 with the prophet Isaiah. While we claim no expertise, we're excited to sit with you as we both learn at the feet of Jesus. Each month, we offer a calendar that outlines daily exercises (adapted from Jenn Wilkin's  Women of the Word  Bible study process) to progress through Isaiah. Download  June's calendar  to begin with us and witness what we uncovered in our weekly " Wolfe Note " postings. Contents: Different Versions  Noting and clarifying differences between  KJV  &  NKJV . Annotation  My thoughts, connections, clarifications, and questions. Research  Fighting with tambourines and harps. Summary  An approximately twenty word overview of the chapter. Memorize  Why I chose to memorize Isaiah 30:29. Cross References  Of Isaiah 30:29. Respond  Based on reflections on God's character and my own. Different Versions I read Chapter 30 in the King James Version ( KJV ) and the New King James Version ( NKJV .). Both are w